Why Madras HC rejected pleas to quash charges against Maran Bros in the Telephone Exchange Case

Meera Emmanuel March 20 2019
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The Madras High Court today dismissed pleas to quash charges framed last January against former Union Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran and his brother, media baron Kalanithi Maran in the BSNL telephone exchange scam case.

Justice N Anand Venkatesh dismissed petitions filed by four of the accused, including the Maran brothers, on finding that there was little scope for interfering with the trial court process at the juncture of framing charges. He observed,

"The High Court . . .

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